Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Blog - December 2016

Social Browsing Christmas Depression
CBT & Treatment of Depression

Social Browsing Christmas Depression

Too much Facebook browsing at Christmas - and seeing all those "perfect" families and holiday photos - is more likely to make you miserable than festive, research suggests. A University of Copenhagen study suggests excessive use of social media can create feelings of envy. It particularly warns…

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Mental Health Relationships Key Happiness
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Mental Health Relationships Key Happiness

When we think about what causes humans to be miserable, the finger is often pointed at money problems and poverty as key catalysts. A study published this month by the London School of Economics (LSE), however, has found that these are not the two drivers of overall human misery: Mental and physical

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CBT offered women pms
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

CBT offered women pms

Women experiencing premenstrual syndrome should routinely be offered cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to help them manage the symptoms, gynaecologists have said. Around 40% of women experience symptoms of PMS with around 5%-8% having severe symptoms. Physical symptoms can include swollen breasts…

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